Archive: Jun 2013

  1. Crain’s Cleveland Magazine Features GPI: Local Firm with Global Reach

    “Look cool? It’s by design” GPI Design was honored with a front cover spotlight in this week’s issue of Crain’s Cleveland Magazine. The Crain’s reporters spent time speaking with our founder and director, Thomas Lawrence, about the roots of our company and where we are headed. Read the full story here >

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  2. Thursday Salute to Originals: Toying with Material

    As architecture trends towards revealing the inherent origin of materials and their processes, this modern artist defies expectation by doing exactly the opposite. Meet Jeff Koons, an artist from New York who makes granite look like plastic, plaster look like metal, and metal look like a stretched balloon. In one avenue of his work, Jeff […]

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  3. For a Peek at Our Process, Join GPI on Instagram

    We just started experimenting with our new Instagram account! Our design team is sharing images of our process that provide a peek into our day-to-day life here at GPI.   If you are on Instagram you can catch those glimpses by following @gpidesign. So far we are enjoying this app for its ability to collapse […]

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  4. Thursday Salute to Originals: Sun Salutation

    Tomorrow is the summer solstice and what better way to celebrate than to feature a project that harnesses the energy of the sun! The beautiful coastal town of Zadar, Croatia comes to life at sunset via the Sun Salutation piece, a public art installation by Croatian architect Nikola Bašić. This “circle of light” consists of […]

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  5. On Our Desk: Subbing Out Stone Supply

    We have a confession to make… in the process of creating backlit features, not everyone likes our stone sourcing process. As beautiful as our backlit onyx features turn out in the end, there are pain points along the way and selecting an onyx variety is sometimes one of them. While we’re scouring the world for […]

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  6. Thursday Salute to Originals: A Touchscreen Museum Visit

    The Cleveland Museum of Art has a new interactive gallery that combines art and technology to encourage visitors to explore the museum’s permanent collection. This new feature in Cleveland is a source of great excitement here at GPI Design, not only for its use of LED technology, but for its forward-thinking approach to redefining the […]

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  7. Thursday Salute to Originals: Vertical Horizons of Hong Kong

    French photographer and graphic designer Romain Jacquet-Lagreze shines with a new collection of photographs entitled “Vertical Horizon.” The photos presents readers an interesting visual survey of the architecture within Hong Kong’s ever growing urban landscape, viewing skyscrapers, tunnels and interiors from the bottommost perspective. “When I arrived, I had this same feeling of being surrounded, […]

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